category: medieval

Filming this Insubstantial Pageant: Medieval and Renaissance Drama on Film (Sept. 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
jackiec159@hotmail.com

This panel seeks papers about film adaptations of medieval and Renaissance English drama, both in English-speaking countries and around the world.

Submissions to Lights: The MESSA Quarterly, A University of Chicago Graduate Journal (5pm, October 5th, 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
University of Chicago Middle Eastern Studies Students Association (Center for Middle Eastern Studies)
contact email: 
uchicagomessalights@gmail.com

We invite Master’s students from all departments to submit work on a range of topics related to Middle Eastern studies.

Book Publication 2013 - Othello's Island: Mediaeval and Renaissance Cyprus in art, literature and wider culture

full name / name of organization: 
The Cornaro Institute
contact email: 
michael@artcyprus.org

Proposed New Book

Call for papers for publication

Working title: Othello's Island: Mediaeval and Renaissance Cyprus in art, literature and wider culture

CFP: Kalamazoo 2013 "The Spectacle of Punishment in Late Medieval and Early Modern Literature"

full name / name of organization: 
Jeffrey B. Griswold, University of Virginia
contact email: 
jbg2fc@virginia.edu

From Medieval saints’ lives to Renaissance tragedies, much early English literature portrays public displays of punishment.

Call for Open Journal Editors

full name / name of organization: 
Open Journal Central (http://ojcentral.com)
contact email: 
publish@ojcentral.com

OJCentral is a professional publisher specialised in Open Access Journal online publishing, from setup, hosting, management, and indexing, to backup, support and maintenance.

CFP: Medieval Association of the Pacific, San Diego March 21-23; submissions due 10/15/2012

full name / name of organization: 
Medieval Association of the Pacific
contact email: 
Anita Obermeier: AObermei@unm.edu

We are pleased to announce the Call for Papers for the 2013 Medieval Association of the Pacific conference, hosted by the University of San Diego, in San Diego, CA on March 21-23, 2013.

CFP Kalamazoo 2013: "In Praise of Folie: The Uses of Madness in Medieval French Literature"

full name / name of organization: 
Lucas Wood, Pennsylvania State University
contact email: 
lucasgwood@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

"In Praise of Folie: The Uses of Madness in Medieval French Literature"

Special Session, 48th International Congress on Medieval Studies, Kalamazoo, MI
May 9-12, 2013

Lights: The MESSA Quarterly, a University of Chicago Graduate Journal

full name / name of organization: 
Middle Eastern Studies Student Association, The University of Chicago Center for Middle Eastern Studies
contact email: 
uchicagomessalights@gmail.com

We invite Master’s students from all departments to submit work on a range of topics related to Middle Eastern studies.

“Imagined Encounters” Special Issue of postmedieval: a journal of medieval cultural studies, Vol. 7 (DUE: 15 October)

full name / name of organization: 
Roland Betancourt, Editor
contact email: 
roland.betancourt@yale.edu

José Saramago’s History of the Siege of Lisbon (1989) is structured around a transgressive proofreader who alters the course of history with the insertion of the word “not” in a historical text

Teaching Over-looked, Non-Traditional Medieval & Renaissance Texts

full name / name of organization: 
This Rough Magic / www.thisroughmagic.org
contact email: 
boechem@sunysuffolk.edu

This Rough Magic (www.thisroughmagic.org) is a journal dedicated to the art of teaching Medieval and Renaissance Literature.

[UPDATE] Teaching Medieval and Renaissance Literature

full name / name of organization: 
This Rough Magic / www.thisroughmagic.org
contact email: 
boechem@sunysuffolk.edu

This Rough Magic (www.thisroughmagic.org) is a journal dedicated to the art of teaching Medieval and Renaissance Literature.

[UPDATE]Materiality of Devotion and Piety: The Middle Ages and Beyond

full name / name of organization: 
Purdue University/ Indiana Medieval Graduate Consortium
contact email: 
park307@purdue.edu

“The hooly blisful martyr for to seke” is the alleged goal for the pilgrimage that structures Geoffrey Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales.

[UPDATE] Language and Linguistic Student Conference - Saturday, November 3, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Corey M. Hamilton / The University of Central Oklahoma Language Society
contact email: 
langconf@gmail.com

LANGUAGE & LINGUISTICS STUDENT CONFERENCE
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2012
UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL OKLAHOMA
EDMOND, OKLAHOMA

Conference Date: Saturday, November 3, 2012

CFP: Kalamazoo '13, "The Trans-Reformational Imitatio Christi"

full name / name of organization: 
Barbara Zimbalist, University of California, Davis
contact email: 
bezimbalist@ucdavis.edu

This special session highlights Thomas van Kempen/ à Kempis' "Imitatio Christi," one of the most popular devotional texts in late medieval and early modern Europe.

“Travel, Contact, Exchange” 34th Annual Medieval and Renaissance Forum Plymouth State University, April 19-20, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Plymouth State University Medieval Forum
contact email: 
PSUforum@gmail.com

Call for Papers and Sessions
“Travel, Contact, Exchange”
Keynote speaker: David Simon, Art History, Colby College

Rara Avis: Avian Erotics in Medieval and Pre-Modern French Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
sgoyette@fas.harvard.edu

This panel seeks to explore the role of birds in the erotic imagination of medieval and pre-modern French literature. Why are fowl such important symbols of erotic desire?

[UPDATE] Tales After Tolkien: Medievalism and Twenty-First Century Fantasy Literature, Extension of deadline to 10th September.

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Helen Young, University of Sydney
contact email: 
helen.young@sydney.edu.au

Panel at the International Medieval Congress, Kalamazoo. May 9-12, 2013 http://www.wmich.edu/medieval/congress/

Organizer: Helen Young
Moderator: Carol L. Robinson

Shakespeare’s Blood (Abstracts Due September 30, 2012) [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA (Boston Mar. 21-24, 2013)
contact email: 
cjmadson02144@gmail.com; colleenekh@gmail.com

Shakespeare’s Blood (Abstracts Due September 30, 2012)
full name / name of organization:
NeMLA (Boston Mar. 21-24, 2013)
contact email:
cjmadson02144@gmail.com; colleenekh@gmail.com

Borders and Beyond: Considering Communities (Oct. 11-13, 2012) --- Abstracts Due Sept. 15th

full name / name of organization: 
University of Florida English Graduate Organization
contact email: 
ufl.ego@gmail.com

2012 University of Florida English Graduate Organization Conference
Borders and Beyond: Considering Communities
October 11-13, 2012 at the University of Florida

Crossing Boundaries, Revealing Connections: Experiments in Interdisciplinary Studies

full name / name of organization: 
Battleground States Conference
contact email: 
eworonz@bgsu.edu

Bowling Green State University Presents the 8th Annual Battleground States Conference
Title: Crossing Boundaries, Revealing Connections: Experiments in Interdisciplinary Studies

[UPDATE] Leeds 2013: Mighty Protectors for the Merchant Class (10 Sept 2012; 1-4 July 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Cynthia Turner Camp, University of Georgia
contact email: 
ctcamp at uga dot edu

Mighty Protectors for the Merchant Class: Saints as Intercessors between the Wealthy and the Divine.

[UPDATE] Leeds 2013: Holy R&R: Rest, Recreation, and Retreat within the Religious Orders (10 Sept 2012; 1-4 July 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Cynthia Turner Camp / Communis: The Consortium for Medieval Monastic Studies
contact email: 
ctcamp at uga dot edu

John Cassian famously declared that, like a hunter’s bow, the hermit must not remain taut: just as a bow must be unstrung to retain its flexibility, so must the holy man relax at times to retain his

Multilingual Early Middle English

full name / name of organization: 
Early Middle English Society for Kalamazoo 2013
contact email: 
dokim@vassar.edu

Multilingual Early Middle English

Rereading the Ormulum

full name / name of organization: 
Early Middle English Society for Kalamazoo 2013
contact email: 
dokim@vassar.edu

Rereading the Ormulum (Bodleian Library MS Junius 1)

[UPDATE] Extended Deadline - Gothic Antipodes: An Interdisciplinary Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Gothic Association of New Zealand and Australia (GANZA)
contact email: 
conference@ganza.co.nz

The Conference Conveners have decided to expand the event's capacity and accept more proposals for papers and panels.

The new deadline for submissions is 24 August 2012.

Call for Papers

Kalamazoo, May 9-12, 2013: Saints and Sensibility

full name / name of organization: 
Hagiography Society
contact email: 
saintsandsensibility@gmail.com

We welcome papers that address emotions and affectivity in the cult of the saints.

Kalamazoo 2013: From Anglo-Norman to English Knight: Romance and Reality

full name / name of organization: 
Durham University Department of English Studies
contact email: 
m.r.glass@durham.ac.uk

From Anglo-Norman to English Knight: Romance and Reality

VariAbilit(ies) - The History of Disability

full name / name of organization: 
Chris Mounsey, University of WInchester
contact email: 
chris.mounsey@winchester.ac.uk

CALL FOR PAPERS

Applications Invited for BSA's 2013 New Scholars Program; Deadline Extended to August 31, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Bibliographical Society of America
contact email: 
jb593@georgetown.edu

Each year, the Bibliographical Society of America (BSA) invites three scholars in the early stages of their careers to present twenty-minute papers on their current, unpublished research in the field

Update: Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Thought, Apr 4-6, Extended Deadlines: Special session Sept 1; Abstracts Oct 15

full name / name of organization: 
Sam Houston State University's First International Conference on Medieval and Renaissance Thought
contact email: 
Dr. Darci Hill, Conference Coordinator/ dr.darci.hill@gmail.com

Send 250- to 300-word abstract on any topic dealing with Medieval and Renaissance Thought.

Special Issue of Pragmatism Today

full name / name of organization: 
Pragmatism Today
contact email: 
jgolde21@fau.edu

Pragmatism Today invites scholars to submit essays for an upcoming special issue on somaesthetics.

There and Back Again: 75 Years of The Hobbit (Symposium Dec. 1 2012, Abstracts due Sept. 22)

full name / name of organization: 
St. Louis University Woode-walkers Medieval Studies Group, English Department, and Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
contact email: 
slu.hobbit.symposium@gmail.com

There and Back Again: 75 Years of The Hobbit

"States of Suspension" - DEADLINE EXTENDED (Sept. 1)

full name / name of organization: 
Departments of English and Art History, University of Chicago
contact email: 
statesofsuspension@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS – GRADUATE CONFERENCE

"States of Suspension: Politics and Histories, Aesthetics and Affects"

University of Chicago, Departments of English and Art History

CFP-Kalamazoo 2013 “I just don’t want to die without a few scars”: Medieval Fight Clubs, Masculine Identity, and Public (Dis)or

full name / name of organization: 
Center for Medieval Studies at Fordham University
contact email: 
adair@fordham.edu

Chuck Palahniuk’s Fight Club dramatizes group combat as a means for creating and performing masculine identity.

IDEA : STUDIES IN ENGLISH

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in English: 7th International IDEA Conference
contact email: 
Assist. Prof. Mehmet Ali Çelikel macelikel@pau.edu.tr

CALL FOR PAPERS

Studies in English: 7th International IDEA Conference
April 17 -19, 2013, Pamukkale University

The Seventh International IDEA Conference with keynote speakers

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